In an unprecedented transfer, the Yogi Adityanath authorities has demoted 4 further district info officers to their mother or father posting as a peon, watchman and cinema operator-cum-communication assistants. The transfer was made after their promotions have been discovered to be unlawful.
Narsingh, who was posted as further district info officer in Bareilly, has been demoted as peon, whereas Daya Shankar, an extra district info officer in Firozabad, has been requested to hitch his earlier posting as a watchman.
Equally, Vinod Kumar Sharma and Anil Kumar Singh, who have been promoted as further district info officer in Mathura and Bhadohi, respectively, will once more work on their earlier profile as cinema operator-cum-communication assistant.
A helper within the info division had filed a writ petition within the Allahabad excessive courtroom searching for promotion, citing the instance of 4 staff of his rank who have been promoted as further info officers.
The courtroom, nevertheless, dismissed the petition and noticed that the precise to promotion was strictly regulated by the service guidelines.
The courtroom additionally instructed the director (info) to resolve on the illustration and think about the grievance of the petitioner that different staff of his rank had been promoted.
Following the courtroom’s order, the knowledge division checked the data and located that the 4 staff had been promoted regardless of the absence of any such rule to this impact.
“It was determined that every one the 4 individuals ought to be demoted as there was no rule for such a promotion. Not solely the helper’s declare to entitlement was inappropriate however the promotion of 4 others was additionally unlawful,” a authorities spokesman mentioned.
He mentioned that their salaries drawn after promotion would even be realized from them.